Various Clients - Australia Wide

Power Station BMS Control System Upgrades

GPA has developed an expert understanding of Burner Management System (BMS) control system technologies and related infrastructure, with over 20 years’ experience providing engineering services to Australian Power Stations.

GPA have supported Power Station BMS upgrades providing a range of services, including:

  • FEED and Detailed Design
  • Functional Safety Management
  • SIL Allocation and Verification
  • Safety Requirement Specification (SRS)
  • Functional Design Specification (FDS)
  • Type B Certification
  • Project management
  • Shutdown planning and execution
  • Owners Engineer
  • Construction management and commissioning
  • Risk engineering (HAZOP/CHAZOP) services
  • System audits and reviews

We have the knowledge and experience to support clients assessing legacy systems, as well as assisting in the planning and execution of upgrades of either the same or preferred alternative platforms.

Particular to Power Station BMS Control Systems, GPA have replaced legacy systems including:

  • Siemens Moore Quadlog
  • Bailey Meter 860 Burner System
  • Toshiba Tosdic DPCS
  • Foxboro DCS
  • Gosfern Designed Systems

As a brownfield upgrade specialist, GPA has vast experience transitioning clients between old and new systems. GPA can perform end to end investigations of existing systems, then plan and migrate those systems to new technologies whilst minimising or eliminating production downtime.

GPA have provided BMS engineering services at numerous Power Stations/plants throughout Australia, including:

  • Torrens Island Power Station
  • Newport Power Station
  • Kwinana Power Station
  • Muja Power Station
  • Port Bonython Gas Plant
  • Nyrstar Port Pirie Smelter

We have worked with numerous leading SIL rated Programmable Electronic Systems (PES) platforms including

  • Yokogawa ProSafe RS
  • Emerson DeltaV SIS
  • HIMA
  • Siemens SIS

GPA have the knowledge and experience to support clients in the planning and execution of BMS upgrades at Power Stations throughout Australia.